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FCT Doctors Threaten Strike

6 hours ago /

Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration have denied receipt of any notice of a strike by resident doctors in the nation's capital

Kano Records 28 Deaths From Cholera Outbreak

6 hours ago /

The Kano state government says the state has recorded 28 deaths between January and July this year as a result of acute diarrhea with 50 confirmed cases of cholera across 33 local government areas of the state.

W.H.O Set To Test Ebola Vaccine In D.R.C

2 days ago /

The World Health Organization prepares to administer a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the Port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Medical And Dental Consultants To Partner Bayelsa Govt.

6 days ago /

The Bayelsa state government has tasked the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association of Nigeria to come up with policies that will enhance better health care delivery in the country.

FEC Approves $150M For Polio Eradication

1 week ago /

The Federal Executive Council has approved one hundred and fifty million dollars from the World Bank for polio eradication.

Bayelsa Government Inaugurates Sensitization Committee On Safe Motherhood

1 week ago /

Bayelsa state government says it is collaborating with all key actors to take the campaign against the menace of infant maternal mortality to the nooks and crannies of the state.

UNICEF Mobilises Journalists Against Polio In Adamawa.

1 week ago /

The United Nations Children’s Fund in collaboration with the Adamawa State  Primary Health Care Agency has set up a Committee tagged Journalist against Polio 'Jap'.  This is to ensure a definite partnership with the media in creating awareness for Polio Immunization across the State.

Osinbajo Launches Patients Bill Of Rights

2 weeks ago /

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to be vigilant and take advantage of the patients bill of rights by ensuring that healthcare providers no longer violate their rights.

40 Million Nigerians Infected With Hepatitis

2 weeks ago /

About 40 million Nigerians are said to be affected by the prevalence of Hepatitis, due to little or no attention to the scourage.

Medical Relief For Katsina Flood Victims

2 weeks ago /

Victims of the recent flood disaster in Katsina state have benefitted from a medical outreach carried out by the Nigerian Air Force. The medical intervention programme, held in Jibia Local Government Area of the state, is part efforts at assisting victims of the flood that ravaged some parts of Katsina State...

Adamawa Ranked Second In Efforts To Check Maternal And Child Mortality

2 weeks ago /

The Adamawa State government has been ranked second in the federal ministry of Health’s programme tagged "save one million lives", introduced in 2015" to check high impact of maternal and child mortality program nationwide.

FG Plans Upward Review Of Health Sector Budgetary Allocation

3 weeks ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says the federal government is considering an upward review of budgetary allocation to the health sector in order to improve the quality and access to medical facilities across the country.

LG Chairmen Hail Okowa’s Healthcare Strides

1 month ago /

The Delta State Government in South South Nigeria has been hailed for the provision of affordable primary healthcare to the people in rural communities across the state.

W.H.O Says Malaria Responsible For 50% Of Deaths In Borno

1 month ago /

The World Health Organisation, W.H.O says, Malaria is responsible for more than 50% of recorded deaths in Borno State.

West African Health Organization Decries Rising Rate Of Child Mortality

1 month ago /

The Director General of West African Health Organization (WAHO) Professor Stanley Okolo says women will continue to die in Nigeria if issues and challenges affecting Marternal Health are not properly addressed.   

WHO: Nigeria Will Be Polio Free By August 2018

1 month ago /

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria will be polio free by August 2018.

Presidential Committee On Northeast Initiative Sets Up Screening Centres On Viral Hepatitis

1 month ago /

The Presidential Committee On Northeast Initiative has continued it's campaign against viral hepatitis in the NorthEast with the setup of five  (5) screening and vaccination centres in Taraba State.  

Nigeria Adopts National Policy On Maternal Mortality

1 month ago /

Nigeria now has her First National Policy on mortality to help reduce the avoidable number maternal of women who lose their lives during pregnancies and childbirths.

Nurses Seek Harmony In Health Sector

1 month ago /

The National Association of Nigeria nurses and midwives has called for harmony between the Joint Health Sector Workers and the Nigeria Medical Association.

Buhari Accents To Medical Residency Training Act

1 month ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has accented to the medical residency training act 2018.


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